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Summer Environmental Health Internship

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Environmental Health and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (NCEH/ATSDR) are offering a paid 10-week summer internship program for students who are passionate about the environment, interested in human health, and curious about how they are linked. During the course of the internship, students are introduced to environmental health at the federal level through collaborative projects, experiential learning opportunities, environmental health presentations, journal clubs, field trips, brown bag lunches, and mentoring relationships at NCEH/ATSDR.  Interns will be based at NCEH/ATSDR’s Chamblee Campus and will be paid a stipend of approximately $600 a week during the course of the program.

Application due date: January 30, 2013
Program dates:  June 12 – August 16, 2013
Eligibility requirements:
  • US citizenship or Permanent Resident with a green card
  • Full time enrollment at a college or university as a rising junior or rising senior by fall 2013
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Please visit the website for more information and application instructions:
Note: Seniors graduating in Spring 2013 will not be accepted into this program
For more information, please email Jay Nielsen or Christa Essig at